January 29, 2008
The first UHI webcast is on January 29th, 2:00-3:30 EST. Please RSVP if you plan on joining (the Live Meeting download instructions and the call in number will only be sent to those who RSVP). These webcasts are organized by the U.S. EPA.
The agenda includes:
* Seattle’s Green Factor– Steve Moddemeyer, Senior Strategic Advisor with the Seattle Department of Planning and Development, will provide an overview of Seattle’s new landscaping requirement for Seattle’s commercial areas.
* Houston’s Vertical Garden Grant Program– Anton Sinkewich, Planning and Urban Design Coordinator for Central Houston Inc., will present on the Houston Downtown Management District’s Vertical Garden (Green Wall) grant program.
* Updates from EPA and Webcast Participants- Let’s hear from you. Please email Eva Wong if you’d like to provide a brief update or announce any UHI related events. The EPA will provide some updates and a debrief from the Transportation Research Board Jan. 14th and 15th Paving Materials and the Urban Climate meeting.
Meeting ID: P5BZHH
Meeting Key: c5>7_Wg
Access Code: 8621258#